Research and Commentaries

Research & Commentary: FCC’s Data-Roaming Mandate

Marc Oestreich
April 3, 2011

On April 7, 2011 the Federal Communications Commission is expected to vote on a data-roaming mandate that would force mobile operators to offer their data networks to smaller carriers on “commercia

Research & Commentary: Effect of 2011 Japan Earthquake on the Reinsurance Industry

Matthew Glans
April 1, 2011

With billions of dollars in property losses expected in the aftermath of the earthquake and tsunami in Japan, insurers will have to pay enormous claims.

Research & Commentary: Comparative Effectiveness Research

Richard Dolinar, M.D.
April 19, 2011

The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 provided $1.1 billion for comparative effectiveness research (CER).

Research & Commentary: Digital Learning

Bruno Behrend
April 14, 2011

Government budget shortfalls and the proven success of digital learning are causing many states and school districts to consider using new technology to make K-12 education more efficient.

Research & Commentary: Higher Education Regulations and the Disadvantaged

April 7, 2011

Congress and the president stress the importance of providing higher education opportunities to traditionally disadvantaged groups.

Research & Commentary: Competitive Bidding for Medical Devices

Matthew Glans
March 29, 2011

This year Medicare is implementing a change in how it determines which companies can provide durable medical equipment to the system’s beneficiaries.

Research & Commentary: The Price-Anderson Act

Matthew Glans
March 31, 2011

The generation of electricity through nuclear power carries risk.

Research & Commentary: The Safety of Nuclear Energy Generation

Jay Lehr, Ph.D
March 31, 2011

The earthquake and tsunami that rocked Japan on March 11 caused a series of explosions and fires at the Fukushima Dai-Ichi nuclear power plant, setting off a storm of media attention and public con

Research & Commentary: Georgia Tax Reform

March 29, 2011

The Special Council on Tax Fairness for Georgians was established to conduct a study of the state’s revenue structure and make a report of its findings and recommendations for legislation.

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